LIFE OF PI -- ANIMALS BOOK BY YANN MARTEL
TIGER FAST FACTS • Tigers are native to Asia • The common habitat are tropical rainforests. Grassy or swamp areas • The diet of Tigers consist of wild deer, cattle and pigs, or lazy students.
ZEBRA FAST FACTS - Zebras grow to around 1.5 meters high and about 2 meters long. • There are 3 species of Zebras; all are found in Africa. • Zebras live together on the African plains in large herds • The Zebras’ defense includes the strong kick, and explosive takeoff.
HYENA FAST FACTS • Africa's most common large carnivore • Hyenas are found in grasslands, woodlands, savannas, sub deserts, forest edges and mountains. • It consumes animals of various types and sizes, bones, vegetable matter and other animal droppings.
ORANGUTAN – Orange Juice FAST FACTS • Orangutans have an enormous arm span. Males can stretch their arms 7 feet • Orangutans spend 90% of their time in the trees of tropical rain forests. • Their average life span in the wild is 30-40 years. • Diet == omnivore
RAT FAST FACTS • Average life span = 2 to 3 years • They eat seeds, fruit, grains, nuts, flowers, leaves, insects, birds, reptiles, fish, eggs and fungus. • Rats use high-frequency sounds, smell, touch and body postures to communicate with each other.
COCKROACHES • Cockroaches have six legs, two antennae and wings. • It can live a week without its head. • The Cockroach can go a month without food.
FLYING FISH • Flying Fish are found in all the major oceans. • Flying fishes make long, flying leaps out of the water, especially when they are getting chased by predators • The average length is 10 inches long
DORADO FISH • AKA…the Dolphin Fish or MahiMahi. • Brilliantly colored with golden hues on its sides. • Possess compressed bodies on long dorsal fins.
MEERKATS • Average lifespan of 12-14 years • Primarily eat insects and small animals • Meerkat Manor, a popular television show
WHALES • “The albatross and the whale, they are my brothers” (Cool Change by The Little River Band) • 41 different types • Feed on sea animals and plankton